But the notion that President Bush's stem-cell opponents are motivated simply by the desire to advance science on all possible fronts has been exposed as a lie by the House minority's shameful ploy. What they want, it appears, is to use stem-cell research for their political ends. And what they believe, rather perversely, is that support for embryo destruction is the new litmus test for being pro-science.
Pro-choice Michigan Republican Congressman Joe Schwarz lost his primary battle to Tim Walberg, a prolifer.
According to relief agencies, last month was the worst month for violence in Darfur "in terms of attacks on aid workers and operations."